CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: GSK Ireland

28 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie GSK is running its annual GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards, designed to recognise and reward community-based charities who contribute to the improvement of people’s health and wellbeing in Ireland. There are thousands of “unsung healthcare heroes” all over Ireland, including Cork charities making a huge difference on the ground that […]

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 4 Cork Organisations share in half-million-euro grant thanks to Intel Employees

27 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Intel yesterday, Tuesday, April 25th, celebrated the success of its 2016 Matching Grant initiative, rewarding 124 community organisations and schools from across Ireland with €502,378. 4 organisations from the Cork area were part of the 2016 Matching Grant Scheme and thus will receive funding in the amount of more […]

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

HEALTH: “Nationalise Publicly-Funded Hospitals Owned by Religious Orders” – says Cork Solidarity TD

26 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork North Cental Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the Dail’s Future of Healthcare committee must address the issue of the ownership of publicly-funded hospitals by religious institutions in the wake of the National Maternity Hospital controversy. Deputy Barry, Solidarity-PBP’s representative on the Future of Healthcare […]

The English Market gets a facelift

The English Market gets a facelift

25 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The English Market, Ireland’s oldest indoor food market, officially revealed its new look today. The world renowned market has stepped into the 21st century by giving its main entrance, the Grand Parade facade, a new and improved look in keeping with the Market’s new logo and branding. With […]

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

HEALTH & BEAUTY: The Spa at Castlemartyr introduces divine new spa range, Germaine de Capuccini

25 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Spa at Castlemartyr features a variety of exquisite products, the latest addition to which is deluxe professional skincare and therapies from Germaine de Capuccini. An exciting addition to the Spa at Castlemartyr, with a special launch evening taking place on April 6th next, Germaine de Capuccini has […]

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

Cope Foundation calling on employers to participate in ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’

25 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tomorrow, 26th April 2017 Cope Foundation, an organisation providing support and services to 2,350 people with intellectual disability and/or autism in 65 locations across Cork City and County, will participate in and launch the ‘Job Shadow Day Initiative 2017’ as part of the National Job Shadow Week, in […]

Closure of acute hospital beds unforgivable – says Cork TD Billy Kelleher

Closure of acute hospital beds unforgivable – says Cork TD Billy Kelleher

24 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Staff shortage crisis needs to be rectified by the HSE Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher has said that Minister Harris needs to come up a detailed, realistic plan to recruit the staff the Irish health service needs to function at full capacity. Deputy Kelleher was commenting […]

Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

Cork TD Billy Kelleher calls for FULL publication of National Maternity Hospital ‘deal’

22 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher TD has called on Minister Simon Harris to publish the deal reached between the National Maternity Hospital and the Sisters of Charity regarding the provision of the new maternity hospital. Deputy Kelleher said, “The ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital […]

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

Irish Government must rethink role of religious orders in HEALTH and EDUCATION – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

21 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada (Sinn Fein) has said the state must rethink its approach to the role of religious orders in running health and education institutions. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was revealed that the government has gifted a €300 million state-funded National Maternity […]

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